The anthrobot, a mechanical man, is designed by Leonardo da Vinci
The term "robot" was first used in a play called "Rossum's Universal Robots" by the Czech writer Karel Capek
Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov first used the word "robotics"
British robotics pioneer William Grey Walter invented robots Elmer and Elsie that mimic lifelike behavior using very simple electronics.
George Devol and Joe Engleberger invent the first programmable robot arm
The Stanford Arm was the first electrically powered, computer-controlled robot arm.
Shakey was introduced as the first mobile robot controlled by artificial intelligence
Honda launches a project to build a walking humanoid robot
A computer known as Deep Blue beat world chess champion Garry Kasparov
Humanoid robots, Honda Asimo, and the Aibo robot dog are showcased.
The humanoid, Robosapien is created by Dr. Mark W Tilden.
Google's Driverless Car prototypes came out